Horse-Drawn Delivery Wagon Outside a Grocery Store, circa 1900

Summary

Before automobiles became practical, America relied on horses and horse-drawn vehicles to move people, freight, money, and information to places railroads and waterways didn't go. This photograph, taken at the turn of the twentieth century, shows a horse-drawn wagon used to deliver groceries.

Before automobiles became practical, America relied on horses and horse-drawn vehicles to move people, freight, money, and information to places railroads and waterways didn't go. This photograph, taken at the turn of the twentieth century, shows a horse-drawn wagon used to deliver groceries.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

circa 1900

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

71.1.1413

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of David M. Gwinn.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

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